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Rajesh Chadha

Created: 9/20/2000
Updated: 1/23/2020
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Dr. Rajesh Chadha
Program Director, Natural Resources

Brookings Institution India Center
6, Jose P. Rizal Marg
New Delhi, Delhi 110021
Office: 91-11-2415-7600; Mobile: +91-9811059497 (ph)

Curriculum Vitae - Rajesh Chadha

Rajesh Chadha (Ph.D.)

Program Director, Natural Resources, Brookings India

Teaching and research experience of more than 43 years: University of Delhi (1976 to 2004), National Council of Applied Economic Research (2004-2019) and Brookings India (September 2019 till date).

Nominated GTAP Research Fellow for 2004-2007

Specialization in international trade with significant experience in applied economic research and economic modelling.

Visiting Scholar to the Department of Economics, University of Michigan (UM), USA and the Department of Economics, University of Melbourne, Australia. Consultant to the World Bank and to the Australian Government.

Life Member: Indian Economic Society and Indian Econometric Society.

Select Publications

1. US-China Trade War: Impact on India and its Policy Choices, (co-author), NCAER Working Paper WP-119 (November 2019) and HLAG IIFT WTO Centre Report (September 2019).

2. “Rising consumer incomes are creating bigger markets for processed foods”, Qruis, online journal, December 7, 2017.

3. “Living with Mega-Trade Blocs: India needs a Strategy”, co-author, Review of Development and Change, MIDS, 20(2), July – December, 2015, re-published in “India’s Economy: Pre-liberalization to GST”, Kapila, Uma (ed.), 2017, Academic Foundation.

4. “India: Escaping low-income traps and averting middle-income traps”, co-author, chapter 6 in Asia and the Middle-Income Trap, editors Francis E. Hutchinson and Sanchita Basu Das, pacific Trade and Development (PAFTAD) Conference Series, Routledge, 2016.

5. “A Simulation Analysis of India’s Duty-Free Trade Preference Scheme: A focus on African LDCs”, co-author, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), Geneva, 2014.

6. “Fiscal Issues in India’s Transport Sectors”, co-author in Rakesh Mohan (Chair) – National Transport Development Committee Report (NTDPC), 2014.

7. “Moving to goods and services Tax in India: Impact on India’s Growth and International Trade”, Working Paper 103, 2010, NCAER and presented at 13th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis, GTAP, Penang, June 2010.

8. “Liberalising Border Trade: Implications for Domestic Agricultural Markets”, co-author, paper forthcoming as a Chapter in “Reclaiming Development in the World Trading System”, Editor Y.S. Lee, 2008, Kluwer law International.

9. “Titanic FTAs: Is it Time to Establish a Pan-Asia FTA?”, co-author, Margin, January-March 2007.

10. “FTAs and Doha Development Round: Asian Response to EEU and FTAA”, Global Economy Journal, 5(4), 2005, Berkeley Electronic Press.

11. “Sectoral Initiatives: A Paradoxical Component of NAMA!”, Trading Up, 1(3), October-December 2005, Centre for Trade and Development, OXFAM GB, New Delhi.

12. “Toward Indo-Japan economic cooperation” co-author, co-author, Margin, 37(2), January-March, 2005.

13. “The Temporary Movement of Workers – GATS Mode 4”, Chapter 3 in L. Alan Winters and Pradeep S. Mehta, Bridging the Differences: Analysis of Five Issues of the WTO Agenda, CUTS, EUIAS and University of Sussex, 2004.

14. “India-Singapore Cooperation”, co-author, Margin, July-December 36 & 37 (4, 1), 2004.

15. “Should a US-India FTA Be Part of India’s Trade Strategy?” India Policy Forum, NCAER, New Delhi and Brookings Institution Press, Washington, DC, 2004.

16. “Services Issues and Liberalization in the Doha Round”, chapter 4 in India and the WTO: A Strategy for Development, editors Aaditya Mattoo and Robert M. Stern, Trade and Development Series, the World Bank and the OUP, 2003.

17. “Computational Analysis of the Impact on India of the Uruguay Round and the Doha Round of Negotiations”, co-author, chapter 2 in India and the WTO: A Strategy for Development, editors Aaditya Mattoo and Robert M. Stern, Trade and Development Series, the World Bank and the OUP, 2003.

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